Treasure Hunting Tuesday: Thrifted Dishes

Happy Tuesday!  First, thank you thank you for your sweet words about our big move.  It's going to be a whacky winter, that's for sure!  Can't wait to tell you all about our next home as soon as a few more things are finalized.  It's so exciting! On Read More
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Treasure Hunting Tuesday: A Dream Find

When looking for a vintage treasure, there are good finds and then there are great finds.  I've only come across a few really, really great finds and today I'm sharing one of those-- a nearly mint condition Drexel campaign dresser. I love campaign furniture. Read More
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Treasure Hunting Tuesday (new series!)

A neighbor, a family member, a stranger in the grocery store, I get questions about my thrifting and treasure hunting expeditions everywhere I go.  What do I look for?  How do I know I've found something great? Today I'm kicking off a new series: Treasure Read More
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vintage mid-century dinette table

I'm getting close to showing the entire kitchen (tomorrow is the big day!) and today I wanted to share my current dining table. I found this vintage mid-century dinette table around the holidays at a local thrift store.  I was walking through the Read More
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DREXEL VINTAGE DRESSER: I NEED YOUR VOTE

Remember this dresser in our bedroom?  I've always like the Ikea Hemnes dresser shape and the ring pulls were a perfect, inexpensive update that spruced it up a bit.  I never intended to hang on to it long term, but it was getting the job done.  However Read More
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UP-CYCLED THRIFT STORE BENCH

Sometimes a cheap and easy project is exactly what I need.  Even though I have a gazillion enormous projects that need my attention, last night I was like "hey un-finished family room built-ins, I need a break from you and your total life domination. Read More
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5 TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR STUFF ONLINE

Happy Tuesday!  Hope you're having a wonderful week.  We are having downright delightful weather here in Salt Lake City and Ruby can't get enough of it.  She is constantly pointing at the door saying "Out?  Wing?"  That's toddler code for swing. Read More
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PLANS FOR TWO MID-CENTURY CLUB CHAIRS

Great mid-century chairs aren't easy to come by.  Either they are astronomically priced, or they are reaaaalllly expensive.  Ok, that's the same thing.  Basically, there are a lot of people hunting for quality mid-century furniture, therefore it's Read More
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THE TOP 5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A THRIFT STORE

Ya'll know I'm a thrifting Thelma.  That's not really a thing, I just have a love of alliteration. I constantly get asked advice for thrifting.  "Where do you go?  How do you find such great things?  How do I know when I've found something great?" Much Read More
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A COLORFUL THRIFTED BATHROOM MIRROR

Who loves a thrift store mirror? This girl. When I'm searching for a basic mirror, the thrift store is always the first place I look. I can almost always find a great option on the cheap. They may need a little love, but mirrors can be pricey, yo, so Read More
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